James Stanley is an Active Trader, and Trading Instructor at DailyFX. James began trading equities and options in 1999 during one of the greatest bull markets of all-time. As the tech boom became the tech bust, James hybridized his short-term trading approach to include Swing-Trading, and Algorithmic system design. James has further developed and refined his approach while working for some of the largest banks and brokerage houses in the United States. James is graduate of Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.
Posts by James Stanley:
Wed Nov 25 14:09:00 GMT 2015
Much of the world is walking into the December ECB meeting expecting an increase to QE, but if history is any guide, we may just have to wait.
Tue Nov 24 14:31:00 GMT 2015
While much of the world looks to the Fed in mid-December, a litany of risks are under our feet. In this article, we look at the top three.
Mon Nov 23 14:51:00 GMT 2015
Thursday is a holiday in the United States, but heavy data on Tuesday and Wednesday could bring USD-volatility ahead of ECB and NFP.
Sat Nov 21 02:50:00 GMT 2015
The US Thanksgiving holiday is ahead, but traders shouldn't be lax about the risks that still lurk through the system. Key fundamental risks remain and an ill-timed swoon in liquidity could prove a critical problem.
Fri Nov 20 23:32:00 GMT 2015
In previous pieces on the New Zealand Dollar, we’ve discussed the correlation between Milk prices and the spot rate on the Kiwi-Dollar.
Fri Nov 20 21:36:00 GMT 2015
After breaking underneath the bull-flag formation, the S&P caught a bid just north of 2k and hasn't stopped running ever since.
Fri Nov 20 21:08:00 GMT 2015
GBP/JPY has run down to a trend-line that may be offering attractive risk-reward ratios for top-side setups.
Fri Nov 20 20:32:00 GMT 2015
In our previous piece, we discussed the massive move in Gold prices and the unattractive prospect of pegging-in a position while prices were sitting at or near multi-year lows.
Fri Nov 20 15:04:00 GMT 2015
The European Central Bank is walking towards another pivotal announcement in two weeks, but how did we get here? And will this really 'work,' this time?
Thu Nov 19 14:30:00 GMT 2015
FOMC minutes were released yesterday, and seemed to offer absolutley no clarity. But commodities are continuing to bleed, and this may be telling us something.
- Wed Nov 18 19:40:00 GMT 2015
Wed Nov 18 13:49:00 GMT 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping may have just given the world a warning sign of what is to come.
Tue Nov 17 21:01:00 GMT 2015
Gold is in the midst of a profound run: The metal is down more than ten percent in the last month, and we've just set a new 5.5-year low. What's next?
- Tue Nov 17 20:30:00 GMT 2015
Tue Nov 17 14:19:00 GMT 2015
Over the last 16 months, we've seen a peculiar move across markets: Commodity prices are diving while stock prices are shooting higher.
Mon Nov 16 19:51:00 GMT 2015
In our previous article, we looked at the swath of support that’s developed in the 132 region after EUR/JPY had broken the bottom-side of a longer-running symmetrical wedge pattern.
Mon Nov 16 18:43:00 GMT 2015
In our last article, we mentioned the top-side breakout in USD/CHF after the level of parity (1.0000 even) was broken by the surging up-trend of USD-strength.
Mon Nov 16 18:07:00 GMT 2015
The Cable spent much of last week retracing the previously triggered down-trend. A Doji on Friday opens the door for near-term swing strategies to the downside.
Mon Nov 16 14:20:00 GMT 2015
The headlines were full of events this weekend, and with markets already on edge, we may be in for a volatile ride in the week ahead.
Sat Nov 14 01:30:00 GMT 2015
The US Dollar trades near major highs versus the Euro and other major FX counterparts as interest rate expectations remain center-stage. But further gains are hardly guaranteed—here are risks to watch.